Christians in Tehran celebrate the rite of Exaltation of Holy Cross

September 19, 2017

A multitude of Armenians celebrated on Sunday, September 17, the rite of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross held in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel, at the Ararat Sports Complex. In the Christian liturgical calendar, there are several different rituals of the cross, all of which commemorate the cross used in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Tehran Times/ Jenya Abadian

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